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In The News: Charges Filed Over Cheering, Jeb Bush’s Candidacy Announcement, St. Petersburg Named In Top 30 Vacation Spots, Medicaid Expansion Trims Millions, Hillsborough County Addresses Violence

By on June 4th, 2015 | Last updated: June 4, 2015 at 11:18 am

Authorities File Charges Over Loud Cheering at Mississippi High School Graduation – At least three people are facing misdemeanor charges of disturbing the peace, $500 fines and six-months of jail time after being accused of cheering too loudly for Senatobia High […]

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In The News: WWI Heroes Receive Medal Of Honor, Police Shoot Supposed Terrorism Probe Target, Blatter Back At Work After Resignation, Jeb Bush Appears At Summit, Lightning Restricting Ticket Sales

By and on June 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: June 3, 2015 at 11:10 am

World War I heroes — one black, one Jewish — finally receive Medal of Honor – Two World War I Army soldiers, Sgt. William Shemin and Pvt. Henry Johnson, were awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama Tuesday. […]

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In The News: GOP Campaign Comes To Florida, Tampa Bay Times Pushes Medicaid, Homeless Man Prevents Carjacking, Storm Leads to Sunken Chinese Cruise Ship

By and on June 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: June 2, 2015 at 12:25 pm

GOP Presidential Campaign Comes To Orlando With A Gubernatorial Cattle Call – The Republican presidential campaign moves to Florida for the first time this year as seven presidential and potential presidential candidates gather at Walt Disney World in Orlando. The […]

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In The News: Swimmer Lost Off Coast, Florida Insurance Remains Expensive, NSA Spy Programs Expire, Beau Biden Dies, John Kerry Breaks Leg

By and on June 1st, 2015 | Last updated: June 1, 2015 at 10:53 am

Search Continues For Swimmer Off New Smyrna Beach – A teenage boy who might have been pulled underwater was reported missing on Sunday evening. Rough water and strong rip currents have been present along Central Florida beaches as of late. […]

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In The News: Tim Tebow Takes The Lead In NFL Merchandise Sales, Meth Kitchen Found In Interlachen, Pataki Seeks 2016 GOP Presidential Nomination, Low Consumer Confidence In Florida

By on May 29th, 2015 | Last updated: May 29, 2015 at 3:56 pm

Tim Tebow gear again near the top in NFL sales – Tim Tebow merchandise is the fifth-best selling in the NFL. The merchandise has sold in all 50 states since he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in April.   Orlando-Sentinel 3 […]

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In The News: Two Police Dogs Found Dead In SUV, Cuba-US To Reopen Embassies, Bradenton Woman Jailed For Sex On Beach Released, Three Florida Women Make Forbes List

By , and on May 28th, 2015 | Last updated: May 28, 2015 at 11:25 am

Two police dogs found dead inside Hialeah officer’s SUV at Davie home – The Davie Police Department is investigating the death of two K-9 dogs left inside an SUV in front of a Hialeah police officer’s home. Officer Nelson Enriquez […]

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In The News: WHO Approves Plan to Counter Antibiotic Resistance, Judge Linda Schoonover Resigns, State Issues ‘Fraud Alert’ to Protect from Identity Theft

By on May 27th, 2015 | Last updated: May 27, 2015 at 12:51 pm

As Antibiotic Resistance Spreads, WHO Plans Strategy To Fight It – Representatives from 194 countries at the World Health Organization’s annual meeting in Geneva this week approved a new plan to counter global antimicrobial resistance. The plan attempts to reduce […]

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In The News: Rip Currents Require Rescues, Utility Tax Lawsuit Goes To Trial, SunRail Sparks Apartment Development, Health Care Decision Affects Subsidies,

By and on May 26th, 2015 | Last updated: May 26, 2015 at 11:29 am

Dangerous Rip Currents Keep Fire Rescue Busy at St. Johns County Beaches – Lifeguards and firefighters performed hundreds of rescues along Florida’s east coast this Memorial Day weekend. Dangerous surf conditions, including rip currents, resulted in at least 300 rescues […]

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In The News: Senate Blocks NSA Extension, Central Florida Violence Increases, Memorial Day Is Important, Rubio Proposes Tax Plan, Record Flooding In Midwest

By on May 25th, 2015 | Last updated: May 25, 2015 at 11:01 am

Senate Blocks Measures To Extend NSA – Members of the Senate blocked multiple attempts to extend the Patriot Act on Saturday. The Senate blocked two separate measures regarding holding data and extending the law. CNN FDLE Uniform Crime Reports In […]

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In The News: Sen. Paul Speaks 11 Hours, CVS To Acquire Omnicare, U.S. And Cuba Meet About Ties, Aunt Mourns FSU Student, Man Injured By Police Car

By , and on May 21st, 2015 | Last updated: May 21, 2015 at 12:06 pm

Rand Paul speaks 11 hours against Patriot Act renewal – On Wednesday, Sen. Rand Paul took to the Senate floor at 1:18 p.m. and spoke for nearly 11 hours against the reauthorization of the Patriot Act. Signed into law by […]

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